August 16, 2018 •
Comment, Media and Politics, Press Freedom •
by Rasmus Kleis Nielsen
Free media are not “the enemy of the people” – and that is precisely why they are under attack from powerful politicians all over the world. To fight back, the media must confront their attackers – and gain and retain people’s...
February 22, 2018 •
Comment, Media and Politics •
by Caroline Lees
Journalism has experienced a profound change, according to Marty Baron, editor-in-chief of the Washington Post. Reporting is becoming less influential as audiences change: some choose to believe false claims over facts, and prefer...
December 14, 2017 •
Business Models, Newsroom Management, Technology •
by Alexandra Borchardt
With business models under pressure and competition for audience and advertising dollars increasing, media organisations inevitably search for innovative new ways to attract audiences, tell stories or earn revenue. Yet newsrooms often rush...
December 4, 2017 •
Business Models, Media Economics, Newsroom Management, Research •
by Felix Simon
It is currently one of the most pressing questions in journalism: how can legacy media successfully master the digital environment and flourish in a world dominated by the Internet and social media? So great is the interest and the...
November 20, 2017 •
Digital News, Media Economics •
by Nicolas Becquet
Facebook has won. French media organisations are now indeed addicts. They are, in fact, triply addicted – to expanding their audience for free, to using the social network’s production and distribution tools, and to earning additional...
September 21, 2017 •
Digital News, Recent •
by Florian Lange
Whether it’s a quick break on the smartphone, weekends spent in front of the gaming console or even a board game party, for many people games are a way to relax and socialise. But games are also becoming part of daily working lives....
June 22, 2017 •
Digital News, Media Economics, Recent •
by David Levy
Audiences are dissatisfied with the quality of news and comment generally, and on social media in particular, the sixth Digital News Report reveals. The report, from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, is based on an online...
June 8, 2017 •
Ethics and Quality, Media Economics, Short stories •
by Michael Getler
The recent news that The New York Times is eliminating the position of Public Editor—sometimes called an ombudsman, or reader’s representative—is sad but not at all surprising. Not too long ago, back in the 1980s, there were more...
May 16, 2017 •
Ethics and Quality, Latest stories, Newsroom Management •
by Thomas Schmidt
Imagine you’re a journalist in 2027. You get in your self-driving car and while your personal virtual assistant reads you the headlines, the car’s sensors detect a deterioration in air quality. A quick statistical analysis...